IEEE Karachi Section

IEEE Karachi Section Grand SAC Meetup

Bhawani Shankar Chowdhry, Chair for IEEE Karachi Section

Muhammad Rafay Shaikh, Section Student Representative for IEEE Karachi Section

IEEE Karachi Section celebrated the IEEE Day on 15th October 2021. The event was attended by chairpersons from all over Karachi along with their branch counselors. The event was planned to bridge the gap between the Student Branches all over Karachi and bring them together on a single platform. The event was managed by the SAC team and attended by the ExCom of IEEE Karachi Section. In total 50 people attended the event. Various activities were executed to engage the audience, from fun activities to interactive sessions.

The event started with the name of Allah the Almighty and was followed by the national anthem. Then the Student Branch of Ziauddin University was inaugurated. The counselor of the Student Branch expressed his immense joy on bringing IEEE to the Ziauddin University’s campus. This was followed by the much-awaited Chairpersons and Branch Counselors meetup. This session was extremely productive as the officials from the Karachi Section shared their experiences and shed light on the working of IEEE organization. A fun activities session was also planned for the Student Branch chairpersons.

The SAC team then had a special collaboration invitation session planned, where Student Branch chairpersons invited each other to collaborate in organizing events. Moving forward, there was a small interactive session planned, where the compatibility of the chairpersons and branch counselors was tested via a short quiz having questions related to the activities of the society.

Lastly, there was a networking dinner planned, which gave the guests a chance to interact with each other freely and discuss the problems that they might be facing as well as things they have planned in regards to the working of the society. The event was concluded with a short cake cutting ceremony and ending note by the officials of IEEE Karachi Section.

Industry-Academia Dialogue Forum on Industry 4.0

Abi Waqas, Chair for IEEE IES Karachi Chapter

Funded by IEEE Region 10, IEEE IES Karachi Chapter conducted a seminar on “Industry 4.0 and Skill Development for the Youth” on 13th December 2021. An understanding of current aspects of both IoT and AI is necessary for this generation to focus their attention on the combination of IoT and AI. As Christian Kubis said ‘’Industry 4.0 is not really a revolution. It’s more of an evolution.”

Dr. B.S Chowdhry and Dr. Tariq Soomro initiated this event and highlighted the IEEE’s efforts and importance in collaborating with industries and academic institutes in emerging area of technologies. Abi Waqas mentioned the social and volunteer work as fundamental constituents of career growth. He also highlighted that technical knowledge and professional ethics not only matures a good engineer but also help in transformation into a good human being. Guest speakers for the seminar were Muhammad Ali Mughal, Bhagwan Das, and Fayaz Ali Dharejo. 210 participants attended the forum.